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Drop

Refers to over-the-counter trading. Remove from OTC trading list; hence, no longer making a market in a security.

Drop

To remove a security from a list of securities for which a dealer serves as a counterparty in the over-the-counter market.
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There is nothing I like better than things like this,'' the critic confides when one of the actors goes wild and apparently drops dead on stage.